Abortion Pill Frequently Asked Questions

Abortion Pill Frequently Asked Questions

What is the abortion pill? The abortion pill (also referred to as a medical abortion) is a two-step process to terminate a pregnancy. It must be prescribed by a doctor and administered within 11 weeks after the first day of your last period. The first pill blocks the body’s nutrient supply to the fetus. The second pill is…

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Is A Miscarriage the Same as an Abortion?

Is A Miscarriage the Same as an Abortion?

Pregnancy loss is a difficult and traumatic experience.  There are physical, emotional, and mental side effects that a woman may face after losing her baby.  Recent statistics tell us that 10-20% of pregnancies may end with a miscarriage, which is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week.1 On the other hand,…

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Facts and Myths About the Abortion Pill

Facts and Myths About the Abortion Pill

If you are facing an unintended pregnancy and considering the abortion pill, you deserve to be informed in order to make an educated decision. The “morning after pill,” "abortion pill," "medical abortion," and Plan B are all names that you may have heard. It's important to know that all of these medications have different…

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Is Abortion Illegal Now?

Is Abortion Illegal Now?

If you’re wondering what the status of abortion is now that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, you’re not alone. There are lots of opinions out there and lots of confusion. Here’s a nutshell version of what happened. Is Abortion Legal in Pennsylvania? The Supreme Court determined that there is not a legal right…

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Post Abortion Stress Syndrome (PASS)

Post Abortion Stress Syndrome (PASS)

Connection to PTSD When a person experiences a traumatic event, they will sometimes have difficulty recovering from that experience. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is diagnosed with symptoms such as nightmares, avoidance of situations that bring memories of the trauma, anxiety, depression, and heightened reactions.1…

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What You Need to Know Before an Abortion Decision

What You Need to Know Before an Abortion Decision

Surgical abortion is a medical procedure that is associated with risks for the mother, some of which are long-term. Below are three risk factors every woman should know prior to an abortion decision. These risks are not typically shared with women prior to an abortion procedure. Click here to learn about the different types…

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